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"Learning to Drive" films

Devin Orgeron + A/V Geeks

<font face="Times New Roman, serif"><b>Film Supplements to:&nbsp;</b></font><b style="font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;">"Learning to Drive: Midcentury Guidance Films and The&nbsp;Middle of the Road Politics of the American Road Movie"</b><div><div><font face="Times New Roman, serif"><b><br></b></font></div><div><font face="Times New Roman, serif"><b>Devin Orgeron: North Carolina State&nbsp;University</b></font></div><div><font face="Times New Roman, serif"><b><br></b></font></div><div><font face="Times New Roman, serif"><b>In:</b></font></div><div><br></div><div><font face="Times New Roman, serif"><b>The Global Road Movie (2017)&nbsp;Intellect&nbsp;</b></font></div><div><font face="Times New Roman, serif"><b>Jose Duarte and Timothy Corrigan, eds.</b></font></div><div><font face="Times New Roman, serif"><b><br></b></font></div><div><font face="Times New Roman, serif"><b><br></b></font></div></div>

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Presents several choices a driver can make which will affect driving behavior. Emphasizes those options which will enhance a driver's chances of survival on our streets and highways.
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Socialization through driver education begins at a tender age in Phoenix.
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Topics: Car culture: Children, Automobiles: Advertising, Phoenix, Arizona
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We Drivers was released as part of an industry-wide safety campaign throughout the Thirties. Two years earlier, in 1934, the first driver training courses began in American schools, and the film was no doubt made to be shown to pioneering driver ed students. In 1936, the Automotive Safety Foundation was organized, funded jointly by car manufacturers, tire companies, the oil industry and insurance firms. As Ed Cray put it in Chrome Colossus: General Motors and Its Times (New York: McGraw-Hill,...
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Part of a film series on typical types of automobile crashes and their causes, this films starts with a goofy sequence with Bonnie and Clyde-type characters. Like many films made to address social woes (drugs, teen pregnancy, shoplifting) drivers education films were often cautionary tales where people were punished for their mistakes. The challenge of these films was to get their audiences to identify with the characters and situations on the screen. Especially hard were teenage audiences who...
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